Engineer - Mining

Underground Mining Engineer



  • A rare opportunity to be part of an exciting new Underground Mine 
  • 8/6 Roster (Day Shifts)
  • Competitive salary and a wide range of employee benefits



About us


Evolution Mining has evolved from a small company into a globally relevant gold mining business with a reputation of delivering value for all stakeholders. Our overriding priority is safety. We dare our people to think differently, we act like owners, and we live our values of safety, accountability, excellence, and respect. We want people’s time at Evolution to be a highlight of their career, forging a company that’s known for sustainable excellence, and attracting the best talent, not only to Evolution, but also to our industry.


Our Cowal gold operation is located 40km Northeast of West Wyalong in NSW. This site is residential, meaning our employees return to their own home each night rather than a camp. West Wyalong has many schools, restaurants and sporting teams and is close to several regional centres. Our rosters are designed to help you create a work-life balance and with our recent mine life extension until 2032, it offers increased job security.


About the role



A rare opportunity for highly motivated Engineers to be involved in all aspects of the development of a new large-scale underground mine. As an Underground Mining Engineer, you will have the option to be rotated through various roles including:


  • Project Engineering
  • Backfill Engineering
  • Ventilation Officer
  • Drill and Blast
  • Scheduling



Our aim is to ensure our people are developed to enable them to progress their career in Operations or Technical Services.


About you


This is an opportunity for Engineers or other technical professionals seeking to transition into an underground mining role. You will be a driven and collaborative Engineer who is seeking the challenge of developing a new underground mining operation and career growth. We are looking for people who are competent in communicating information – verbal, written, numerical and graphical and who can develop excellent relationships with peers, leaders, and subordinates. You must display a high level of competency in identifying, understanding, and solving complex problems. To be successful in this role you should be self-directed to achieve individual, team and organisational goals.



You ideally will have /demonstrate:



  • Tertiary qualification in mine engineering or related discipline
  • Previous start up experience an advantage
  • Understanding of NSW Regulatory framework (Safety Management System, PHMP’s and PCPs)
  • Underground operational experience – highly regarded
  • Risk management experience
  • Experience with mine design software, ideally Deswik CAD, Interactive Schedule and Schedule.




What we can offer


At Evolution we offer a range of employee benefits, that we review on a regular basis, ensuring we are listening to what our employees want. If successful, you can expect to receive the following:



  • Competitive remuneration package
  • A range of employee rewards and benefits
  • 8/6 roster 10-hour days (can be flexible)
  • Share ownership plan
  • Ongoing access to health and medical wellbeing support
  • Recognition, incentive and rewards programs
  • Discounted local gym membership


We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to providing safe and inclusive work environments which allow our employees to be themselves. We support our employees' work-life integration and provide a stimulating environment to foster development and career growth.


We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.


As part of the application process, Evolution will be collecting your personal information to assess your suitability for the role.


For more information please email